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By Design: Derek Hough Tour Lighting By Peter Morse

EMMY® award-winner Derek Hough, of Dancing With The Stars fame, is on his first-ever solo dance tour, with lighting by Peter Morse, who has lit numerous dancers and divas over the decades. The dancing ranges from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between, with a creative team comprising two-time EMMY® winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as NappyTabs.

"From the beginning, Derek didn’t want any video on the show—no wall, no iMag, no content whatsoever," says Morse, about his collaboration with the dancer/choreographer. "He just wanted a good-looking lighting system that would support the music, and most importantly, the choreography…no distractions, but definite lighting elements/effects to accentuate the music and dance."

Read more about the design in the slideshow.

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